HYCU extends the market reach for their backup solution designed specifically for Nutanix environments with this new reseller agreement, which will let Lenovo sell HYCU with their Nutanix solutions in a single sale.
At the AWS Re:Invent event, Cohesity is emphasizing the significance of the AWS partnership to the company’s growing cloud business, by formally announcing and emphasizing the significance of AWS-related enhancements that have become available.
Just in time for AWS Re:Invent next week, Druva CloudRanger, the AWS-focused component within the Druva data protection portfolio, has unveiled new enhancements, which they will be displaying at the event.
Enhancements in Rubrik’s latest release include certification for SAP HANA, instant recovery capabilities for Oracle database instant recovery and improved Microsoft Office 365 protection on the Rubrik Polaris SaaS platform.
Cloud distributor Pax8 continues to expand and grow its vendor roster, adding Acronis and Dropsuite in the business continuity space, and IRONSCALES, Passportal and Proofpoint for different things within security.
Acronis has also added improved their ransomware protection and added runbooks to their disaster recovery orchestration, democratizing the process so it can be done without professional services. Previously announced Azure and Google Cloud integrations are also part of this release.
A new collaboration between Druva and AWS combines data protection and cloud migration abilities in these devices, which back up and restore directly to them, and allow easy petabyte-scale workload transfer to the cloud.
HYCU was created to develop and sell a custom-built backup solution for Nutanix, and this new program is designed to parallel the go-to-market strategy for the upper SMB and midmarket that Nutanix launched with their Velocity program in June.
The new Cyber Recovery software is an orchestration add-on to Data Domain software, and is offered at no cost with it. While the main interest is from the high end of the customer pyramid, Dell EMC expects there will be a significant channel play.
Commvault’s head of Worldwide Partners and Market Development comments on the significance of the new NetApp relationship as part of Commvault’s broader strategy, and indicated customers and partners can look for more such relationships.
Commvault has had their Activate solution for discovery of data available for a while, but is formally launching it now, as a core component of their simplified four product area portfolio, and says that it will be a strong product for channel partners.
In what CEO Bob Hammer calls the key to Commvault’s strategy, the company has expanded its appliance from the original model into a full family, with a smaller one node offering for remote offices below it in the market, and a much denser model for larger deployments.
Zerto 6.5 has new feature enhancements, which will be of particular interest to Cloud Service Providers, but the most significant news here is more likely the continued moves towards their upcoming version, which they see as a massively disruptive offering.